An alternative to austerity is growing in Merseyside

Clara Saraiva shares the experiences of an anti-austerity conference bringing together grassroots activists across Merseyside. 100 people took part in the "No Austerity Conference" February 14 in Liverpool, with participation from representatives from trade unions, community organisations, leftist...

A national NHS campaigners’ convention: A view from the inside

    Sophie W, a medical student in rs21, interviews Joanna Adams from 999 Call for the NHS , a grassroots campaigning organisation, in advance of their national convention on Saturday 28 February.  The NHS is in the midst of...

The Assault on London Housing Rights

Graham Campbell reports on two local struggles to defend council housing in London, and draws some conclusions about the social significance of the Coalition's assault on social homes. February 14th to 23rd is designated by...

Autonomy! Autonomy! Autonomy! – Students occupy in the Republic of Macedonia

Over a thousand students have occupied university faculties in the Republic of Macedonia in protest against planned education reforms, reports Nick Evans Students took over SS Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje yesterday (11 February),...

Reject the deal – restart the strikes

Mark Boothroyd, a nurse at St Thomas' Hospital, on why health workers should restart the strikes for the sake of the NHS. This was originally posted on Mark's blog. See also the Health Worker...

Homes for people — not for profit

Adam DC reports on the March for Homes Up to 4,000 people marched in the cold and wet from east and south London on Saturday (31 January) to demand decent homes for people living in...

Cambridge students boycott essays in campaign for reading week

Dan Swain reports on a new campaign by students at Cambridge University. Students at Cambridge University are campaigning for the introduction of a reading week, and committing to refuse to submit work during the fifth...

The struggle for housing

rs21 members and supporters will be joining the London March for Homes tomorrow. The march is assembling in Shoreditch and Elephant and Castle, and converging on City Hall. Below is the text of the...

Challenging the neoliberal university: Inside the Warwick occupation

A building at the University of Warwick has been occupied since last week, after Police violence broke up a peaceful protest. Martin Platais reports from within the occupation. On Wednesday 3 December, the management of...

Student day of action sees protests, occupations and police violence

In December 2014, a day of action for free education saw students on up to 40 campuses take part in protests, stunts and occupations.